About Me: I live most of the year in beautiful New England. I have been self employed in my two companies for most of my adult life that requires me to do quite a bit of traveling. On the side, I am a GCU greeting card designer along with other various merchandise designed and offered on other print on demand sites I work with. I have a joyful passion for creating and particularly for creating digital products. I add new cards here on a regular basis and I welcome and encourage all custom requests for any of your special occasions - event needs. Please feel free to e-mail me with any questions or requests you might have.
My Interests: Family - Friends - Politics -
Photography - Art - Music -
Life - Nature - Animals of every kind.
» For your purchasing satisfaction ... Please read the following ... When ordering from any of the individual card stores here on GCU ... Please be advised that the GCU site management team keeps standard PST business hours. So if you customize a card and make an error - even an order quantity error etc. during the sites 'Closed Hours' ... the cards may print and ship out before it can be corrected by the sites staff. They are quite fast & efficient in fulfilling card orders here. So ... with that knowledge ... please check - then re-check your changes - placement - spelling - wording - fonts - color choices - sizes etc. Simply check your order carefully and completely and remember to 'Save' your changes prior to clicking the 'done - buy - send the order' button to make sure you are going to receive your cards exactly the way you want them. Your satisfaction is the most important thing here to me. Feel free to e-mail me through the 'Contact the Artist' link - in orange - found in the lower - left portion of this page should you need me for anything at all that I might be able to assist you with. Jan 15, 2014 21:59:37
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I am also able to offer you matching - customizable postage stamps ... mouse pads ... stationary ... key-chains ... and various other customizable merchandise from different
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Thank you so very much for you very kind comment. Your work is wonderful and way more realistic ;-) . I especially like your Love and Romance Tree. So very romantic indeed. Best Wishes, Gerda.
Gerda | November 25, 2014
Hi Lj. Thank you SO much for your kind words ... it's always nice to hear from other artists. I've been a fan of your designs ever since I started here at GCU. You were the first to ever leave a comment on one of my cards ... I've never forgotten that...or you! You have so many beautiful cards and I find myself often visiting your store.
Best Wishes Always and All Ways,
Susan | August 26, 2014
You have a great variety of cards here, such a huge range. I love your easter hats in particular, so soft and colourful. I didn't realise it was yours 'till today. Good luck with sales. Hope you have lots and lots!! Carol
Carol | April 05, 2014
Thanks very much for visiting and commenting on my card. I am seriously impressed by the range and quality of designs you have. I hope all your efforts are paying off! :-) Dave
Dave | December 12, 2013
The Easter Field of Tulips card is really superb! Keep up the great work!! Cheers, Steve
Steve | September 27, 2013
Thanks Lj, for visiting my shop and leaving such a nice note about my cards! You have a lovely shop and I'm a big fan :) Happy 4th!
Sharon | July 05, 2013
I have always loved your card store, it just goes from strength to strength.
The Halloween selection is really something!
Inkflo @ Chez Inkflo
Inkflo | October 13, 2012
You've got some great Halloween cards. I wish you many sales! Keep up the good work.
Gail | September 27, 2012
Hi there Lj :)
love your designs! Hope all is well with you :) hope you're having a great summer with lots of sales! :)
Lindsey | August 29, 2012
Wow!! I love you new designs, especially the navy with diamond hearts! That is just gorgeous! I see so many designs that I must look at closer, lovely work Lj! Have a great rest of the summer!
Cherie | August 24, 2012
Your cards just keep getting better and better! I love your store.
Gail Pepin :)
Gail | August 13, 2012
What creativity your cards show! Nice work, lj.
Mary | March 08, 2012
You truly have a card for everyone here! I love your variety and your beautiful designs. Keep up the good work!
Gail | November 26, 2011
Lj, thank you for your kind comment on july 4th card
my camera its really not clear its very poor so the pic not that good i took and you know i keep giving GCU a hard time when they review my cards though its really amazing site ive enjoy in here.
am i hearing voices in here? it sounds like a beach and windy.
lovely store you got i love it!
thuraya | November 17, 2011
Lj, thank you for your kind review. You have a delightful range of cards. Best wishes, Cisillia
Cisillia | September 20, 2011
Hi Lj! Just thought I would stop by and see what was new with you, don't know if you are on facebook anymore, so I thought I would msg you on here, send me an email sometime as to what you're up to with your cards:) I'd love to hear from you! Your new cards look beautiful!!! :)
Hope to hear from you soon:)
Lindsey | September 07, 2011
Thank you so much for your kind words on my Flower Girl card. I very much appreciate all your previous comments.
Irina | August 19, 2011
Love your cards, LJ :) I love the birds! And thanks so much for your nice comment on my Pet Adoption design!
Sharon | August 07, 2011
Thank you so much for your lovely comments on my cards. You store looks very professional and really beautiful.
Irina | July 10, 2011
Thank you for leaving a comment on my Super Gran (Mother's Day) Card. I really do appreciate your kind words :o)
I honestly thought Wow when I saw your store just now. You have so many different styles which just make all of your cards so amazing. I love your illustration cards but I kept getting drawn to your photography cards too.
Your talent is amazing - congratulations on such a fabulous store :o)
(Graphic Allsortz Card Store)
Rachel | June 30, 2011
Hi Lj! Love the variety and style of your beautiful cards! Thanks so much for your continued support! So appreciated!
-Laura (the art of LJ Holman Card Store)
Laura | June 26, 2011
Wonderful store LJ! I love your cards :)
Jane | June 14, 2011
Such a beautiful collection you've created. A lovely store that I look forward to visiting again! ~Michelle (MoMo Cards)
Michelle | June 08, 2011
Lj, thank you for the review. This is the first time I have been in your store and am really impressed. You have so many cards so I could just hop around to see as much as I could. Beautiful designing through out, something for every need.
Norval | May 28, 2011
Lj, I always enjoy visiting your store. I love your photos and compositions. Thank you for visiting my card shop and your kind comments on my Flare. :) May you have fortune in all of your endeavors.
Nancy | April 20, 2011
Your artwork is simply stunning!
Stephanie | April 09, 2011
Hi LJ, I love the beautiful variety of your card offerings. There is something for every card shopper, and I love the bird songs! I have bird feeders right outside of my window, and when I first heard it, thought it was some of the birds in backyard! Lovely sounds! Good luck to you.
Prisiclla | March 24, 2011
Your cards are wonderful and I love the variety you have. You have such great talent. I also love the nature sound added, it's so peaceful. Jeannette
Jeannette | March 23, 2011
Hello LJ - Thanks for the lovely nature sounds on your store. Here in idaho, I am looking for any signs of spring that I can. Your tulips on Product Id: 589853 are so beautiful and old-fashioned. Also, the Eagle Scout cards are wonderful.
Harriett | March 07, 2011
Thank you for stopping by my store Lj and for the rating on my Squirrels in Love card. My husband loved the Valentine's Day card I sent him of yours and I'm always a fan of your beautiful cards!
Doreen | March 07, 2011
Beautiful shop! Love your art and your photos. 700208 is my fav but it was hard to choose. ;)
Nancy | March 07, 2011
Just popping by to see your latest wonderful cards! Love the roses in the vase cards. Just beautiful!
Best, Laura (the Art of LJ Holman Card Store)
Laura | February 18, 2011
Lj, visiting your card store is a wonderful experience! I love the professional look of your designs and the variety of formats. The forest ambiance makes me forget that I have other things to do (like cook, housework, etc) and I just get lost in a state of alpha while looking at your cards. Nice strategy! LOL
Emily | February 13, 2011
Love your work - nice variety and all so very well done!
Peggy | February 13, 2011
Thank you for visiting my shop and your sweet comment for my fireworks card. My favorite ones in your shop are the heart tree and "Walk me down the Aisle" :)
Nancy | January 16, 2011
What a great talent you have!!! I have neglected to visit your store and what a treasure there is here! So creative, and your 'birds singing' is wonderfully charming. I really appreciate your positive comments on my store, it's a real honor coming from you!
Trish from Bow N Ranch
Trish | January 10, 2011
LJ!! thanks so much for your comment, It is very appreciated and an honor.. All your pieces are amazing!!
Robin | December 31, 2010
Thank you for the review of my card! You have a lovely store!
Naty | November 19, 2010
Beautiful cards, lovely shop
Sandra | November 04, 2010
Lj thank you so much for your comment on my card, Gosh Your Gallery is Amazing!!... Still waiting for the rest of my cards to be approved. I cant wait to really get going.. Thanks again,, I will definately be back to see more of your cards..Robin
Robin | October 25, 2010
Hi Lj, thought I would check out your cards, since you took the time to see mine. What a great collection of Wedding Cards, very elegant. Keep up the good work.
Sheridan | October 23, 2010
Thanks Lj for your comments on my cards. It inspires me much. You have an awesome collection of cards and the layout of your gallery is very customer-friendly.
Mary Ann | October 22, 2010
I love our store and designs. That Butterfly card on Linen is stunning.
Rick | October 21, 2010
Thank you LJ for all your inspiration. Wow your imagination is truly awesome. I think I'll stay awhile.
Jim from Mindpixels
Jim | October 21, 2010
Hi LJ. Thank you for your comments on my cards. You have a nice variety of cards. I very much like the card with Christmas Deer and Pine trees in snow. Very colourful fractal card ''Joy to the World Christmas Holiday''
Irina | September 30, 2010
Good morning LJ. your cards are exquisite! Love your talent ad the beatiful messages in your cards! Great to see you here! Happy creating!,
Sandy | September 21, 2010
Hi LJ, Thank you so much for the kind comment you left on my "Guardian" card! I'm sorry it took me so long to figure out how to find you and say thank you. I am still a newbie to GCU... just now getting used to it. :) Your store is absolutely wonderful! I love your layout and your cards are just magical and beautiful! Thank you for visiting and best of luck! Dee
Donna | September 01, 2010
Hi, thanks for the lovely comments you left regarding one of my cards..... Your cards are beautiful and I too love the old world charm ones... they're favs. Best wishes as you continue on with GCU.
Trudy | August 22, 2010
You have a fabulous gallery of cards. I really love the old world style bridal cards, too lovely!
Christie Black of Creations from the Heart
Christie | August 11, 2010
Beautiful cards and incredible variety! I think it was you who was the first to comment on my card when I first opened my store. I want to thank you for your kindness. Best, Laura/theartofljholmancardstore
Laura | August 08, 2010
I have not bought any of LJ's lovely cards but just wanted to say thank to her for being such a great person and giving me all that friendly and helpful advise on the forum for my own Funattic Card Shop that should be up and running real soon.
You are a star ****
Celia | August 08, 2010
Hi Lj, thanks so much :-) that was real sweet of you!
you have some wonderful cards, my absolute fav is the walk me down the aisle old world, your grunge cards and the layered cards (wedding rings with bokeh lights). The bride painted portrait style is very classy and elegant. Your ideas and designs are inspiring!
barbara | July 24, 2010
I have enjoyued looking through your store and seeing all the beautiful cards. I can see you do lots of work here!
Bettie | July 15, 2010
What a beautiful shop full of cards, you have, LJ! I like your bird sounds too! My favorite is your Joy to the World Christmas Card!
Sandra | June 24, 2010
Lj, Thanks so much for your support and uplifting advice! You are just sweet, sweet, sweet!!! and again, Your cards and store are just amazing and stunning! I just love your style! I wish you, not only success, but the very best in life as well! You deserve it! You are true and kind to all... and that inspires me more than anything that's made! Cindy (Ivory and Lace Card Shop)
Cynthia | June 24, 2010
Just wanted to blow the horn for you Lj! Congrats on your feature on the Redbubble Home Page yesterday!!! Very well deserved, your work is uniquely gorgeous and feminine. XOXO :o)
Jenny | June 24, 2010
Long time no talk. :o) I have been so so busy with weddings and now i am going to be a grandma in September. I have not been on the web for ages. :o) Miss you.
Your web page is beautiful and I love the music. Geez you are so very creative and talented. You take care and talk to you soon. Hugs. :o)
MIA | June 23, 2010
Thanks for the card review on my birthday to mamaw, just came by to visit your store and WoW! You really have some very nice designs. I enjoyed my stay here. Lovely sound effects too, I thought to myself, gee my birds outside are really singing a song, then I realized it was from your lovely shop. Myrna
Myrna | June 11, 2010
Hi! The Breast Cancer card caught my eye...It's just beautiful! I really enjoyed looking through your cards! Every single one is so beautiful!!! Very talented! I also admired your art on red bubble....Your art and style is like "vintage elegance" I just love it!!
Cynthia (Ivory and Lace Card Shop)
Cynthia | June 04, 2010
Thanks so much for helping me get started here on GCU and for the lovely testimonial you wrote for me! Onward and upward!!
Jenny from Eyecandy Card Company
Jenny | May 30, 2010
I was just checking out the other designs that were submitted for the Esthetician Graduate request and loved your design with the pink flower and the beautiful model! Excellent job! and Beautiful portrait!
All the best:)
Lindsey from TigersEyeDesigns
Lindsey | May 28, 2010
Hello LJ, You have an absolutely beautiful gallery of designs! Also thank you for sharing your nature audio. It blends wonderfully with your creative works.
Sincerely, Betty @ kontinentalkitties
Betty | May 24, 2010
Thank you for all the help you gave me on the forum!!!! It was greatly apppreciated!!! Take care, Laurie
Laurie | May 19, 2010
Your cards a so beautiful! Very classy designs. Nice work. :)
Tanya | May 17, 2010
LJ Thank you for responding to my question on Forum. I make a habit to visit the sites of artist that corospand with me on forum. It is an opportunity to familiarize myself with the artists and their work. I am glad that I have the pleasure of seeing your site, lovely work, beautifule illustrations.
Gina | May 17, 2010
Hi LJ & thank you for the sweet comment on my kaleidoscope design. I absolutely love your art and cards. You do such lovely work.
Prisiclla | May 16, 2010
I love the vintage looking ones, they are all really lovely though, you have a wonderful sense of design as well.
guest | May 11, 2010
WOW! I love your kaleidoscopic images! They are so beautiful! Your work is amazing and inspiring!
Rod | May 09, 2010
Thank you so much for you encouraging words to me on the forum. Your store is so inspiring to me and the birds singing are so peaceful. Wishing you only the best and thanks again, Marlene
marlene | May 06, 2010
I just love all your cards -they are incredibly inspiring!!!! they are all so whimsical :) love them!
All the best to you and your store!!!
Lindsey | May 06, 2010
Many thanks for your kind review of my card! It's a pleasure to be in your store and see your beautiful images! ;)
Joyce | May 05, 2010
Wonderful store! Your cards have such a romantic and beautiful style! (Also thanks for your kind welcome to GCU ;)
Carrie | May 04, 2010
Your store is wonderful! I love the colors, designs, and unique look to your cards. Keep up the good work!
Gail | May 01, 2010
You have such lovely and unique designs. Wishing you much success!
Luci | April 30, 2010
Lovely Cards - love the designs !
Michelle | April 27, 2010
Hi Lj, Thanks for your nice comment. Love the vintage feeling and look of your cards, like the sepia "to my bride wedding". Welcome to GCU. Wishing you lots of success here!
barbara | March 17, 2010
Beautiful card selection. Joy
JOY | March 16, 2010
Thank you for the mice comment on my card. Your store looks great, I love your floral designs and wish you much success. ...Irisangel
Edward | March 14, 2010
Hello and welcome to GCU, you have a great start to your store, fabulous designs!
Bill | March 12, 2010
Wonderful variety of cards Lj, very best of luck here at GCU!
eugenia | March 03, 2010
Hi Lj, your site is looking so good the cards are stunningly beautiful and I can't wait to see a lot more from you. I can tell you have put your heart and soul into what you create, well done. Tony from London, England
Anthony | February 16, 2010
Great cards to start with Lj..looking forward to many more..Good luck here..SarahAnn
Sarah | November 14, 2008
I'm loving your first cards here...I'll surely be back to see more!